Vermont law allows families to care for their own dead. This includes transporting the deceased, burial on private property and cremation.
Find instructions and order forms for a Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) or Clinician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (COLST).
Individuals with a terminal disease have the option to be prescribed a dose of medication to hasten the end of their life. This option requires the participation of a Vermont physician. Physicians and patients must adhere to a process that...
Here is information about how to become an authorized provider, your obligations, definition of terms, and support contact information.
Get the step-by-step process for creating and/or registering a copy of your advance directive with the Vermont Advance Directive Registry.
One way of helping a family understand what happened to their loved one is by performing an autopsy. Here is information on what to expect about the autopsy procedure and information about burials.
Each year a number of Vermont families and caregivers learn their child has a serious lifethreatening illness. Pediatric Palliative Care program has supports to help people under age 21.
A cancer survivor is anyone who has been diagnosed with cancer, from the time of diagnosis through the rest of their life.